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Senate leader’s endorsement of Prop. 63 ammo measure lacks backstory

When Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon endorsed Proposition 63 last week, he didn’t mention the endorsement was conditional. This summer, the Los Angeles Democrat ushered through the Legislature a measure that substantially amends in advance the ballot measure’s

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Lack of mental health accounting ‘sheer craziness’

  In 2004 California voters passed Proposition 63, based on the promise it would tax the rich to help the state’s mentally ill population. But 10 years later, while it’s been successful in taking about $10 billion from top earners,

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Do tax hikes drive out millionaires?

Oct. 25, 2012 By John Seiler Just in time for an election about raising millionaires’ taxes comes a study saying they won’t leave. Instead, when their taxes are raised, they’ll stay and shout, “Thank you, sir! May I have another!”

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